Hi I have a few questions and maybe someone can point me in the right
direction where to go with this one. My wife has a 2000 Dodge Neon. Bought
it brand new...has approx 70,000 miles on it. But Now the cars oil light
has started going on? Im not really sure why? or what it could be. There
is no visible signs of oil leaks under or around the car...the car isnt
overheating. The cars oil light came on once I checked the oil it was down
a quart. I filled it,..then 2 weeks later it happened again. This time the
oils was down 2 quarts.Now today the oil light came on down a quart and
the radiator was very low with water.Im nto sure what is going on here but
if anyone can help I'd really appreciate what the problems might be. My
wife needs her car to go back and forth to work as I am not home n the day
for her to use my truck. Thanks
First of all you need to find out where the oil is going, one quart or 2
quarts wont turn the lite on if it is low. But since it is going low and the
lite turns on I would have to suspect that the oil pressure sending unit
behind the engine is faulty. if this unit leaks, it will short out the wire
and turn the lite on. You need to raise the vehicle up in the air and
inspect the sending unit and see if there is oil all over the undercarriage
of the vehicle. If so...disconnect the connector at the sending unit and
clean it good with some keep of degreaser, replace the switch and be on your
If you see no oil leaks at all. then its probably going out the tailpipe.
But one quart wont set this lite on.Do an oil pressure test to see if that's
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